Baku has stated about the seizure of Armenian soldier

Baku has stated about the seizure of Armenian soldier

BAKU, 21 Jun — RIA Novosti, Vugar Hasanov. The Ministry of defense of Azerbaijan announced the capture of a member of reconnaissance and sabotage groups of Armenian armed forces.

“The twentieth of June in the evening, the reconnaissance and sabotage group of Armenian armed forces attempted to cross the contact line of troops. The result of the proactive measures of the armed forces of Azerbaijan, the Armenian side suffered losses. One of the members of the group captured. The public will be given additional information,” — told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Azerbaijani defense Ministry.

A review of the Armenian side RIA Novosti has not.

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh began in February 1988 when Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous region (NKAR) announced their withdrawal from the Azerbaijani SSR. In September 1991, in the centre of Nagorno-Karabakh Stepanakert it has been declared creation of Nagorno-the Karabakh Republic (NKR). The Azerbaijani authorities during the subsequent military conflict have lost control over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Since 1992 negotiations on peaceful settlement of the conflict within OSCE Minsk group. Azerbaijan insists on maintaining its territorial integrity, Armenia protects interests of unrecognized Republic as Nagorno-Karabakh is not a party to the negotiations.